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In the Sarangani upland communities, the vital role of rice landraces in ensuring household food security and survival of the tribal families is undeniable. Such is the importance of these landraces that their potential loss will affect not only food security but also have dire consequences for the tribal...

There are several reasons for low varietal replacement rates. These include the lack of extension services and access to newly developed high-yielding,...

For many African countries like Burundi, agricultural mechanization can be a transformative tool for achieving food security and economic prosperity. ...

Farmers in North America met the pressing competitive challenges they faced in the late 19th century through a disruptive innovation in cultivation technology...

The journey of tribal farmers in Tamil Nadu, India who escaped the clutches of debt by pursuing a well-coordinated conversion to organic farming ...

The International Rice Genebank at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) made worldwide headlines when it received permanent funding from the...

The International Rice Research Institute’s new research outcome theme on developing environmentally sustainable solutions for rice systems addresses...

A new approach in showcasing the advantages of stress-tolerant rice varieties is helping convince more farmers to make better choices.  An H2H trial...

Spikelets of Zizaniopsis villanensis Quarin (IRGC 85425), a distant wild relative of rice collected in Argentina. The plants are maintained vegetatively...

Rice production plays a critical role in achieving food self-sufficiency in China where more than 65% of the population eats rice as a staple food. In...